In January, the White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that the use of personal devices would be prohibited for all guests and staff in the West Wing. It didn’t take long before I started hearing the question, “Can an employer actually ban the use of cell phones at work?”
In the midst of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and the way his behavior and contract was allegedly handled within his company, several questions and issues have arisen regarding how businesses and employees handle sexual harassment in the workplace.
Adoption: it can be a daunting journey, but its conclusion – becoming a parent – is worth all the steps needed. Women in the workforce seeking to adopt a child have more resources available to them than they may know. As with any legal matter, it is vital to become educated in the process – and regarding your rights.
Working in human resources, or as I like to call it human “relationships,” I have had the chance to work with individuals on every level of the employment spectrum. Regardless of whether the title was manager, employee, CEO, or intern a common frustration that arises is communication in the workplace.
Domestic violence is a serious, recognizable and often preventable situation similar to other workplace health and safety issues that affect businesses. Many employers may believe that domestic violence is a private family matter that has no place in the workplace,... read more